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  1. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: January 2011

    For January, in which South Africa has the Security Council presidency, the January MAP provides recommendations on c

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 452
  2. DRC: Female Journalists Overcome Barriers

    Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 936
  3. Mass Rapes in Walikale Still a Need for Protection and Justice in Eastern Congo

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 141
  4. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  5. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  6. DRC: New Law a Boon for Police Reform

    Legislation has been passed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) national assembly aimed at reforming the countr

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 957
  7. DRC: Women Stage March over Rape in Congo

    Women from the Great Lakes region on Wednesday held a peaceful walk in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemning th

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 820
  8. DRC: U.N. Worried about Congolese Violence

    Congolese leaders should be prepared for attacks by the Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army during the upcoming holi

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 821
  9. Joint NGO Briefing Paper: Ghosts of Christmas Past: Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    Almost daily, a small band of rebels known as the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, kills, abducts and attacks people a

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 101
  10. DRC: Aid Groups Call for Action to Prevent New LRA Massacres

    Aid groups on Tuesday urged the international community to avert a third consecutive year of massacres by Lord Resist

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 811
  11. CAR/DRC/SUDAN: Ghosts of Christmas Past - Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 812
  12. DRC/US: USAID Assistance Will Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in DRC

    Over the next five years, more than a quarter of a million Congolese will benefit from assistance aimed at preventing

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 836
  13. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  14. DRC: US-Congo Minerals Law: Overdue Reform or Fuel on the Fire

    When US President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in July, the aim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 814
  15. DRC: World is Apparently Indifferent to Suffering in Congo Region

    The tragedy in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues, while the international community assist

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 819
  16. DRC: 339 Rape Victims 'Rejected' Back Home in DRC

    Raped and deported from Angola along with thousands of many others, a group of 339 Congolese women remain without ass

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 818
  17. DRC: No Peace Without Justice

    As the trial of Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba gets under way, political analysts will go into overdrive ab

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 738
  18. DRC: Women's Bodies 'Battleground' in Nation

    Maria Malele, 20, looks down at her hands while she explains in her native Swahili how she was gang-raped by rebels i

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 748
  19. DRC: MCC Supports Congolese Women Calling for an End to the Violence Against Women

    In solidarity with thousands of women who have been sexually assaulted in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, five

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 736
  20. DRC: Colonel on UN Blacklist for Alleged Rapes and Murders

    A UN Security Council committee has placed four people from the Great Lakes on the UN sanctions list, including Democ

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 740
  21. DRC: DR.Congo Army Colonel Added to UN Sanctions List

    A UN Security Council committee has ordered sanctions against a Democratic Republic of Congo army officer accused of

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 742
  22. Completing the Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration Process of Armed Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Link to Security Sector Reform of FARDC.

    In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 074
  23. Gender, Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 058
  24. DRC: WMA Calls for Inquiry into Congo Rapes

    The World Medical Association today added its support to worldwide calls for an immediate inquiry into allegations th

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 669
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  26. DRC: No More Rape (opinion)

    I have been back in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for two weeks now meeting with leaders, activists, so

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 664
  27. DRC: Eastern Congo Security Deteriorating, Crisis Group Reports

    The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 586
  28. DRC: Military Solution Failing in Eastern Congo: Crisis Group

    A military solution championed by Rwanda and DR Congo for restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has failed and

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 580
  29. DRC: Congo: New Strategy Needed in the East

    The attempt by Congo and Rwanda to end the deadly conflict in eastern Congo by a secret presidential deal and militar

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 587
  30. DRC: UN Scrambles to Better Protect Civilians in Wake of Mass Rape

    A woman working alone on her farm in a remote corner of eastern Congo is usually a worrisome sight.

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 544
  31. DRC: Justice Needed in Congo, HRW says

    World leaders are called on to support a mixed tribunal to prosecute human rights crimes in the Democratic Republic o

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 543
  32. ANGOLA/DRC: UN Probes 770 Cases of Sexual Violence in Angolan Expulsions

    The United Nations is investigating more than 770 alleged cases of sexual violence against people expelled by Angola

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 541
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  34. DRC: DR Congo Court Convicts Nine Police of Rape

    A Democratic Republic of Congo military court sentenced nine police officers for up to 20 years in jail for raping a

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 538
  35. ANGOLA/DRC: New Cases of Rape on Angola-DRC Border

    The United Nations Office for the Coordiation of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha) in the Democratic Republic of Congo is i

    Sunday, November 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 542
  36. DRC: Rape Victims Opt for Extrajudicial Settlements

    When 14-year-old Judith, not her real name, was raped in Goma, her father decided not to report the matter to the aut

    Friday, November 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 531
  37. DRC: Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security: 10th Anniversary and New Commitments

    Kinshasa, 2 November 2010 - On the 10th anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1325, the UN syste

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 685
  38. DRC: International Attention Fails to End Congo Rapes

    Despite international attention to the problem of mass rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo, U.N.

    Thursday, October 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 528
  39. CONGO/ANGOLA: UN Says 30 Women Raped at Congo-Angola Border

    At least 30 women were kept as prisoners in a dungeon-like structure and gang-raped over multiple weeks at the Congo

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 440
  40. DRC: Ending Impunity in the Congo

    A man accused of helping direct a campaign of severe war crimes and crimes against humanity in the eastern Democratic

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 526
  41. DRC: Changing Gender Norms is Essential for Peacebuilding in Congo (Opinion)

    I've been working in the development field for a long time, and I've increasingly been frustrated by the way that whe

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 523
  42. DRC: Congolese Rape Victims March Against Sexual Violence

    Many of Congo's rape survivors took to the streets Sunday to speak out against sexual violence in a country where it

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 370
  43. DRC: Bukavu - World March of Women

    Bukavu, 18 October 2010 - Peace and demilitarisation is the main theme of the third International Action of the World

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 393
  44. DRC: Congo Defense Minister Rejects UN Allegations against Army

    During a press conference held in Kinshasa on Saturday, Defence Minister Charles Mwando Nsimba expressed outrage at t

    Sunday, October 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 514
  45. DRC: DR Congo women march against sexual violence

    The Democratic Republic of Congo's first lady has led thousands of women on a march against sexual violence.

    Sunday, October 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 515
  46. DRC: 15,000 Rapes in Stricken DR Congo Region Last Year: Envoy

    More than 15,000 rapes were committed last year in a strife-torn region of Democratic Republic of Congo where peaceke

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 516
  47. DRC: UN Council Told to Act Against Rapists in Congo

    The UN Security Council was told that the best way to stop rapes in the Congo was to arrest and sanction commanders w

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 517
  48. DRC: Army Raping And Killing, Says UN Envoy

    DR Congo government troops are raping and killing women in remote villages where hundreds were the victims of mass ra

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 518
  49. DRC: UN Mission Chief Stresses Reform of Security And Law to End Violence

    The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) cautioned today tha

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 520
  50. DRC: Troops Committing Rape

    Government soldiers in the DR Congo have attacked and raped women in villages where rebels already committed mass rap

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 525

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